By Shawn Langlois, MarketWatch
Mike Huckabee, whether it be on TV or across social media, is the undisputed king of the cringiest dad jokes. Of course, in these divided times, not everybody’s a fan. Mashable once described him as a “sentient moldy marshmallow” who is “one of the worst things about Twitter” after this tweet:
And who could forget this gem:
But Huckabee sure seems to get sensitive when the tables turn.
Lawyer Daniel Uhlfelder found that out recently, the Sun-Sentinel reported , when he threw Twitter /zigman2/quotes/203180645/composite TWTR +1.66% shade at Huckabee over the former Arkansas governor’s desire to keep the general public from having access to the beach in front of his $7-million Florida home. Read more about “ Mike Huckabee’s epic fight to keep beachgoers off his patch of Florida sand .”
Here are the kind of tweets that rubbed Huckabee the wrong way:
Now, Huckabee, in a formal complaint, has reportedly accused Uhlfelder, who’s on a legal team fighting for public beach access, of “vile and unprofessional attacks” and “repeatedly posting disparaging information about me.”
According to the Sun-Sentinel, there may be more behind the feud. Huckabee’s complaint was filed on October 15, four days after Uhlfelder fired off this:
If nothing else comes out of this virtual tussle with Huckabee, Uhlfelder has become quite the Twitter sensation, with his following exploding from about 400 to 75,000 over the course of one weekend.